Oct 27, 2012 11:35pm PDT
a 60-day intent to sue. >> these beautiful areas that people use for getting out in nature are at great risk of being transformed overnight from the shale oil rush. >> reporter: jacobson says he's not too wared about the fracking. >> they know they'll get sued if they screw up somebody's well water or surface water. >> reporter: but just in case, he has a backup plan. when the auction comes up, he says he might just bid on his own mineral rights and buy them back. allen martin, cbs 5. >>> a follow-up to a story we brought you earlier this week. a caltrans worker has resigned amid allegations that some trucks were using trucks rented by the agency for personal use. >> why are you buying wine on state time, sir? sir, this car right here, this is rented by caltrans. you're using it as your personal car. you take it home every day. it's taxpayer money that goes toward representing this car. >> i'm sorry. i've got no more comments. >> you didn't say anything, sir. it's not "any more" comments. is this good use of taxpayer money? >> the allegations came to light after our cbs affiliate in l.
Oct 20, 2012 11:35pm PDT
>>> good evening. thank you for joining us for this special edition of cbs 5 eyewitness news. aim ann notarangelo. in developing news out of san francisco tonight, hazmat crews have evacuated a block in the north beach area of san francisco tonight on powell street between green and vallejo streets. police responded to a call of an apparent suicide about three hours ago. emergency responders smelled chemicals when they got to the scene. 15 people inside the building have been evacuated. firefighters are now inside the building, trying to disburse the chemical to make it safe for people to return. >>> stargazers awed by this week's meteor sightings will get another chance. in the hours before dawn, tomorrow will be the best time to see the orionid meteor shower. the cosmic phenomena occurs as the earth moves through debris left by halley's comet. >> it's not related. it's as if you were having a big dinner party, and this strange, non-family member showed up just before things got underway. >> the best time to see it will be after midnight and before dawn. >>> just a reminder to al